- To receive about 350 visitors per 7 days until April
- Air Astana and SCAT Airways to run weekly flights
- Flights to land at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Airport, Mattala
Aitken Spence Travels, the top DMC in Sri Lanka, functioning in partnership with TUI Kazakhstan, will welcome the country’s very first charter from Kazakhstan today (February 6) just after the airports reopened for vacationer arrivals.
There will be two charters running from Kazakhstan and it will be a to start with considering that the Sri Lankan borders reopened for vacationers.
The Air Astana flight will be a weekly flight functioning just about every Saturday and is anticipated to continue on until April 2021.
In addition, SCAT Airlines will also run weekly flights just about every Thursday and will proceed till April 2021. The combined passenger power is around 350 passengers a 7 days and the flights will land at Mahinda Rajapaksa Intercontinental Airport, Mattala.
All preparations have been made making certain that the functions are carried out conforming to the well being and safety recommendations of the Wellbeing Ministry and Tourism Authority.
Aitken Spence Travels, as the nearby DMC engaged in this procedure, started talks with TUI Kazakhstan when the authorities was making ideas to reopen the airports making use of the ‘bio-bubble’ concept. The bio-bubble will give guests a relative total of independence to journey inside of the region whilst observing basic safety protocols.
The charters from Kazakhstan is a result of attaining the self-assurance from the tour operators to encourage Sri Lanka as a risk-free and safe journey place to be explored and savored by their holidaymakers.
Commenting on this constitution flight procedure from Kazakhstan, Aitken Spence Travels Controlling Director Nalin Jayasundera stated, “This is an investment from Aitken Spence Travels to revive the tourism business as a entire. The Tourism Authority has stipulated large standards of health pointers and protocols. Having said that, we are self-assured that even with these demanding situations, the functions would be a achievement.
We look ahead to a larger sized scale operation in the upcoming from Russia and the CIS region, based on the achievements of this operation. We need to acknowledge and thank the Government of Sri Lanka and Tourism Minister for opening up the borders of the country to restart tourism in Sri Lanka, just after a lapse of 10 months.”
Aitken Spence Travels has determined Kazakhstan as a medium sector that has enormous opportunity to increase vacationer arrivals to Sri Lanka. Bulk of Kazakhstan travellers like 4-star and five-star hotel accommodation alternatives whilst patronising other groups. They are found travelling with each other as households with youngsters. The typical keep is seven evenings whilst 20 % of the bookings are for two-7 days length.